Global Negotiation Firm Announces New Affiliate

K&R Negotiations Adds Laurie Kauffman’s Negotiation, Financial and Leadership Expertise

Ridgefield, Conn. – Global negotiation leader K&R Negotiations announced today that Laurie Kauffman, a consulting veteran with a deep background in finance, client management and coaching, has become an affiliate of K&R. Affiliates work hand in hand with the K&R Negotiations team, using their financial and business expertise to deliver compelling sales, negotiation and consulting programs based on K&R’s Win Wisely™ method.

Kauffman founded Net Worth Consulting, Inc. (NWCI) in 1983. NWCI helped leading organizations on five continents and in 21 countries create sustainable, profitable revenue through leadership programs and deal optimization. She served previously in the financial sector as a stock broker for Washington Financial Group and a consultant for Valkyrie Financial Group. Kauffman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Counseling from State University of New York at Empire State and a Master’s Degree with highest honors in Financial Analysis and Policy Formulation from the University of Colorado.

Laurie performs improvisational comedy with her DC troupe, “Third Beat,” and was a regular blogger for as “The Improv Lady.” Her book, “Fully Invested: Improv Explains the World of Money and Vice Versa,” is available on

“Laurie has an outstanding mix of financial, client management and negotiation acumen,” said Mladen Kresic, CEO of K&R Negotiations. “We are thrilled to have her as part of our team and know that our clients will benefit a great deal from her ability to strongly communicate the practices that drive shorter sales cycles, bigger deals and profitable, long-lasting relationships.”

About K&R Negotiations

K&R Negotiation Associates, LLC, is a consulting firm specializing in structuring and negotiating business transactions around the world. The company is comprised of professional negotiators, sales executives, and business attorneys. K&R professionals average over 20 years of professional negotiation experience and apply a results-driven methodology to change negotiation behaviors and improve negotiating success. K&R’s clients include Fortune 200 companies such as IBM, EMC and Xerox, as well as smaller companies such as Bristol Technology (now part of HP), Priceline, SEI and others. For more information, please visit

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